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Registration for the Skylight Festival is now open.  Join us at Skylight the weekend of July 15-17, where you can connect with diverse communities, collectively explore faith through the lens of the arts, nature, peace and justice. Find out more on our website: www.skylightfestival.ca Thrift Store Bingo fundraising initiative a fun activity for all ages.  It's affordable and lots of fun!  Check it out. [pdf-embedder...

Dear siblings in Christ, Ahead of PIE Day 2022 (March 14th), a small group of friends of Horseshoe Falls and Shining Waters Regional Councils came together to talk about the ways Scripture has been used – and misused – to cause harm to 2SLGBTQIA+ people. We talked about ways the United Church perpetuated that harm. We talked about how far we have come as a denomination – and how far we have left to go. We celebrated the progress that has been made and we wondered what we might offer to help...

[Photo credit: pedro_wroclaw from Pixabay] Since COVID struck, visits to Canadian food banks have climbed 20 percent. Already, over 33 percent of food bank users are children. In 2022, food prices are predicted to rise another 5 to 7 percent. We can do more to support our friends and neighbours living in Canada. That’s why on February 21―as many provinces celebrate Family Day― we are hoping you will encourage those in your network to support families by giving the gift of a meal through our...

YAT Forum 2022YAT ForumCommunity Retreat Ages 19 and Up   Long walks to the dining hall… Gracefully launching yourself down the rolling hills…Desperately trying to shake that catchy worship tune… Running into the arms of people you haven't seen in years...or ever...or yesterday! ...Sounds awe-inspiring, fairytale- esque, a utopian dream! But hold up!!! This is not a drill! YAT Forum (Young Adults Together) is coming to a Pearce Williams Christian Center near you (actually its located in Iona...

Cave Springs Camp, Retreat and Conference Centre In October there was a special opening ceremony and ribbon cutting for the newly built, affordable community space open to all to gather, learn, grow, and reflect. https://youtu.be/HhuegG1HnAE Thanks to the support and hard work of the Board of Directors and very generous community donations, Cave Springs finally made this dream a reality! What is Cave Springs Camp? Cave Springs Camp is a United Church Camp, offering a unique summer camp...